Port Of Portland Elects Officers For 1980
The Port of Portland (Ore.) Commission recently elected Joseph M. Edgar its president for 1980. Mr. Edgar has served on the commission since August 1973, and was president in 1977.
Other officers for the nine-member board elected at the regular meeting were Alan Green Jr., vice president; Samuel T. Naito, treasurer, and G. Johnny Parks, secretary.
Mr. Edgar is president of the Joint Council of Teamsters No. 37. He has been business representative and secretary-treasurer of General Teamsters Local 162, and is a member of the Policy Committee of the Western Conference of Teamsters and a trustee of the Western Conference trust fund. Mr. Edgar has been appointed to two consecutive four-year terms on the Port of Portland Commission. As 1979 vice president, he served on the commission's Ship Repair Yard and Marketing Committees, and as chairman of the Marine Committee.
Mr. Green is chairman of Tom Renson Industries. A graduate of Stanford University, he served his first two terms on the Port Commission from December 1970 through November 1977, and was reappointed in January 1979.
Mr. Naito is founder and vice president of Norcrest China Co., and was named to the Port Commission in October 1977. A graduate of the University of Utah with a master's degree from Columbia University, he has played a major role in the restoration of Portland's Old Town area and the development of the downtown Galleria.
Mr. Parks, the Northwest regional director of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, was appointed to the Port Commission in October 1977. A longshoreman since 1946, Mr. Parks has served on the Portland City Planning Commission and as an aide to then Governor Mark O. Hatfield in implementing the Federal Manpower Development and Retraining Act within the state. He was recently elected to the board of directors of the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association.
Port of Portland commissioners are appointed by the Governor to staggered, fouryear terms and serve without pay. The Port Commission sets policy for the organization that operates docks, airports, a shipyard and industrial property.
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- Riverway Shipyard Delivers 50' Towboat To Corps Of Engineers page: 6
- Robert Sanders To Yard Superintendent page: 8
- Phillip Gresser Associates Will Move Offices To Palm Beach, Florida page: 11
- First Of Two For Waterman -S/S Benjamin Harrison- Christened At Avondale page: 12
- Wiley Completes Ferryboat Surry To Operate At James River Crossing page: 12
- Thompsen Appointed VP At Jackson Engineering page: 15
- Wendt Named President Of Sperry Division page: 16
- Parsons Brinckerhoff Will Develop Boston Container Terminal page: 17
- Free Bulletin Offered On Marine Alternators For Work, Crew, Supply Boats page: 17
- Sayville Ferry Service Adds New Vessel To Fleet page: 18
- Fink And Calvert Named At Wichita Clutch Co. page: 18
- Chesapeake Section SNAME Hears Ocean Energy Systems Paper page: 20
- M/V National Energy Christened In New Orleans page: 24
- Literature Offered On New Harris RF Communications Synthesized Transceiver page: 24
- Atlantic Marine Delivers 74' Combination Trawler John Gregory page: 24
- Second Tsavliris Bulkcarrier Delivered By CCN page: 29
- McDermott Develops New Pipeline Welding System —Literature Available page: 29
- Wayne Musgrove To Head New Chem-Marine Corp. page: 34
- Santa Fe Names Three To Top Management Posts page: 36
- NABRICO Delivers Four Of Six New Barges To Hollywood Marine page: 36
- Decker Named VP And General Manager Of Sperry Gyroscope Unit page: 38
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- Jackson Engineering Names Paul Reynolds Supervisor, Coatings Dept. page: 40
- Swiftships Completes The Streljko For Yugoslavian Owners page: 41
- ASNE So. New England Section Hears Gen'l Dynamics Paper On LNG Spheres page: 41
- Bird-Johnson Names Gulf Coast Manager page: 42
- Literature Describes Expanded EPSCO Radar Line page: 42
- New Hose Breakaway Coupling Prevents Spillage —Literature Available page: 46
- Conoco Plans Tension Leg Platform For N. Sea Depths To 2,000 Feet page: 47
- J.J. Krebs To Head Board Of Commissioners At Port Of New Orleans page: 47
- Is A Big Bulk Carrier A Good Bet? page: 48
- Key Promotions At Lockheed Shipbuilding page: 49
- Marathon Delivers Jackup Rig For China page: 50
- Ocean Salvors And Crescent Towing Add Gulf Salvage Station page: 51
- Ten EB Engineers Deliver Papers At Fourth Annual Honors Seminar page: 51
- Aerospace/Marine Technology Compared In New Book Available From SNAME page: 51
- Four VLCC Supertanker Conversions To Include Megasystems Seamatic II page: 52
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